Carahunge – Armenia

By: subharanjangupta

Aug 21 2011

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Category: Ancient Stone Carvings, Ancient Technology, Megalithic Structures

2 Comments

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A new study into Armenia’s Carahunge stone circle complex, has shown that it is arguably one of the oldest known megalithic sites outside of Turkey, dating to around 5500 BC. Moreover, investigations by Russian prehistorian Professor Paris Herouni indicate that Carahunge (car means “stone” in Armenian, and hunge means “voice” or “sound”), located some 200km from the Armenian capital Yerevan, not far from the town of Sisian, was created as an astronomical observatory marking the movement not only of the sun and moon, but also the stars.

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2 comments on “Carahunge – Armenia”

  1. I never thought of it that way, well put!


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